Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has described as positive, the confirmation from Minister for Education Richard Bruton that Kildare & Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) and Educate Together have agreed to start discussions in relation to a possible partnership for Educate Together provision at second level in the Newbridge area. The confirmation came […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has said that Athy, Kildare town, Ballymore Eustace, Timolin and Ballitore are to benefit from funding under the €10m Town and Village Renewal Scheme.
“My colleague, the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys, has today (Friday) announced that 172 towns and villages across the […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) said that he was pleased to be able to bring members of a campaign group fighting for a new secondary school for South Kildare to Leinster House this week to meet with Education Minister Richard Bruton.
“Members of South Kildare Educate Together (“SKET”) came to Dublin […]
Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, accepted my invitation to Kildare Town, and officially opened the fantastic Youth Hub which is a great facility.
A €50,000 grant from the Department of Children & Youth Affairs helped deliver this project and I continue to campaign for an increase in funding for Kildare Youth Services.
Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) said that legislative change may be needed to more fully address the issue of illegal encampments on the Curragh Plains. This follows discussions he has had with Gardai and Department of Defence officials in recent weeks as a number of recent encampments were dealt with.
Work Programme being developed after successful 1st Meeting
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that the first meeting of the newly established Curragh Forum was a success and work is now ongoing on developing a work programme for the Forum in advance of its second meeting. The Curragh Forum […]
I was delighted to attend the Commissioning Ceremony of the 91st Cadet Class at the Defence Forces Training Centre in the Curragh Camp today with Minister for Defence Simon Coveney. The Minister was welcomed to the Camp by the Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett.
Twenty Cadets were commissioned as officers of the Permanent Defence […]
Martin Heydon Fine Gael TD for Kildare South has welcomed the passing of legislation in the Dail this week by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to reduce the period of Bankruptcy to one year. The Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2015 which seeks to modernize and streamline the bankruptcy procedure passed all stages of […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Deputy Martin Heydon has received confirmation from Department of Defence officials that a date has been set for the Auction to sell Magee Barracks. This comes after the sales process was confirmed a number of months ago.
“The public auction to sell Magee Barracks will take place on Thursday 11th February. […]
Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has this week sought clarification from Minister for Communications and Energy Alex White of the progress being made by private broadband operators Eir and ESB in rolling out high fibre broadband to regional towns and villages and rural areas around the Country. Deputy Heydon was speaking in […]